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California’s digital divide closing but new ‘under-connected’ class emerges

California faces a growing class of “under-connected” households that rely only on smartphones for online access, a trend that may worsen the state’s economic inequality, according to a report released by UC Berkeley Institute of Governmental Stud

Remarks of FCC Chairman Ajit Pai At Broadband For All Seminar, Stockholm, Sweden

The United States is ahead of the global curve when it comes to delivering “broadband for all.” But we too face challenges. First, a quick snapshot: 93% of Americans have access to fixed broadband with a speed of at least 25 Mbps down.

Technology Week Recap

The week of June 19 was Technology Week at the White House, and the Trump Administration held events focusing on modernizing government technology and stimulating the technology sector.

Rural Broadband Efforts Gain Bipartisan Momentum

Expanding high-speed internet access to rural areas has been one of the few issues that’s drawn bipartisan support in a sharply divided Congress.

Small Business Committee Has Big Interest in Rural Broadband

Attendance at the June 22 House Small Business Committee's Subcommittee on Agriculture, Energy & Trade hearing on improving broadband deployment in rural America was small, but it was yet another dive into a crowded pool as Washington drilled

School-to-Home report: Understanding Why 24/7 Access to Broadband is Essential to Student Learning

Students increasingly must gain 21st century technology skills to succeed in life after high school.

FCC's Pai Praises Bipartisan Addition to GO Act

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai was spotlighting the news that Sen Chris Coons (D-DE) has signed on as a cosponsor of the Gigabit Opportunity (GO) Act. The bill was introduced in May by Sen Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV).

Nearly 25 Percent of City-Dwelling Americans Are Not Connect to Broadband Internet

Nearly a quarter of the city-dwelling population in the US isn’t connected to broadband internet, according to a recent IHS Markit and Wireless Broadband Alliance study charted for us by Statista.

FCC's Pai Talks Wireless at White House Meeting

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai says he did not discuss his proposal to roll back Title II classification of Internet service providers at a meeting at the White House but did talk about the building blocks of a wireless future

Chairman Pai Statement On Inclusion Of Broadband In The Administration's Infrastructure Announcement

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai issued the following statement following the President’s announcement that he will include expanding rural high-speed Internet access in his infrastructure proposal.